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2019 NFL Draft: Minnesota Vikings select WR Dillon Mitchell

The Vikings grab the highly productive former Ducks receiver!

NCAA Football: Oregon at Oregon State Troy Wayrynen-USA TODAY Sports

The leading receiver for the Ducks has been selected by the Minnesota Vikings. He falls far below my initial projection of the sixth round when the season started.

He joins the Vikings draft class of North Carolina State OL Garrett Bradbury, Alabama TE Irv Smith, Jr, Boise State RB Alexander Mattison, Oklahoma OL Dru Samia, USC LB Cameron Smith, Arkansas DT Armon Watts, Wyoming DB Marcus Epps, OT Oli Udoh, CB Kris Boyd, Colorado State WR Olabisi Johnson, US Air Force Academy LS Austin Cutting.

Some thoughts on Mitchell

How he fits the Vikings:

He has a shot to make the 53 man roster in Minnesota as a fourth receiver on the depth chart behind Stefon Diggs, Adam Thielen, and Laquon Treadwell. Mitchell will have to seriously compete to make it though. He has a decent chance of making the roster but will need to contribute on special teams.

He really could have used the senior year to improve his stock instead he will be fighting to make a roster.